On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), born in Edam. Netherlands (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74
  • Thomas Couture, French painter/author, dies at 63
1879 Highlights

About March 30, 1879

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries